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Join our host and correspondents from Washington and across Africa as they bring you in-depth interviews, news reports, analysis and features on this 60-minute news magazine show.

August 2013

August 31, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


August 31, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


August 25, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


August 25, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


August 24, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


August 24, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


August 17, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


August 17, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


August 11, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


August 10, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


August 10, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


August 04, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


August 04, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


August 03, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


August 03, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)

August 2013

Nightline Africa highlights the latest issues and developments on the continent.

Join host Akwei Thompson and correspondents from Washington and across Africa as they offer in-depth interviews, reports analysis and features.  Nightline also brings you African arts and culture, country profiles, sports, music and commentary by top African experts.

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